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hypermetropia

hypermetropia

hypermetropia Sentence Examples

  • In hypermetropia the retina is in front of the principal focus of the eye.

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  • Such cases should be treated with convex lenses, which should be theoretically of such a strength as to fully correct the hypermetropia.

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  • Practically it is found that a certain amount of hypermetropia remains latent, owing to spasm of the accommodation, which relaxes only gradually.

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  • At first glasses may be given of such a strength as to relieve the troublesome symptoms; and the strength may be gradually increased till the total hypermetropia is corrected.

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  • Young adults with slighter forms of hypermetropia need glasses only for near work; elderly people should have one pair of weak glasses for distant and another stronger pair for near vision.

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  • It is thought to be caused by hypermetropia and/or anisometropia as well as by the various types of squint.

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  • The maximum degree of manifest hypermetropia (longsightedness) permissible at entry is +1.50 dioptres.

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  • hypermetropia and/or anisometropia as well as by the various types of squint.

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  • Again, to obviate the necessity for excessive convergence of the eyes so common in hypermetropia, the centre of the pupil should be placed outside the centre of the corrective convex lenses; these will then act as prisms with their bases inwards.

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  • In hypermetropia the retina is in front of the principal focus of the eye.

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  • Such cases should be treated with convex lenses, which should be theoretically of such a strength as to fully correct the hypermetropia.

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  • Practically it is found that a certain amount of hypermetropia remains latent, owing to spasm of the accommodation, which relaxes only gradually.

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  • At first glasses may be given of such a strength as to relieve the troublesome symptoms; and the strength may be gradually increased till the total hypermetropia is corrected.

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  • Young adults with slighter forms of hypermetropia need glasses only for near work; elderly people should have one pair of weak glasses for distant and another stronger pair for near vision.

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  • Presbyopia is arbitrarily said to commence at the age of forty, because it is then that the need of spectacles for reading is generally felt; but it appears later in myopia and earlier in hypermetropia.

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